Sulphur Springs teams take on Pine Tree today in rare Thursday baseball and softball games.
The Lady Cats will play in Longview against the Lady Pirates in a key 14-4A contest. The junior varsity game is at 4:30 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6 p.m.
Sulphur Springs (16-9, 3-1) is coming off a tough 11-4 defeat at Hallsville. The loss was the first of the district schedule and came after the Lady Cats had won three games in a row.
“We will play better than we did on Tuesday. This district race is far from over so you can't overlook anyone,” said David Carrillo, Sulphur Springs head softball coach. “I know we will bounce back today and get ready for the second half district push next week.”
Pine Tree (9-14, 0-4) lost 16-6 to Marshall in their last game. Pine Tree got a home run from KeKe Johnson and a triple by Darby Davis.
The Sulphur Springs Wildcats also need a bounce back game after losing 9-0 to Hallsville.
The Wildcats host Pine Tree for junior varsity action at 4:30 p.m. followed by the varsity game at 7 p.m.
Sulphur Springs 11-6-1, 1-2 in district. Pine Tree has a 13-9 mark for the year, 2-1 in district.
Pine Tree won 12-6 over Marshall in Tuesday competition on the road. Christopher Chadwich doubled, singled twice and drove in three runs. Blake Adams was the starting pitcher, fanning five in three innings. Chadwich, Andrew Lee and Trevor Thomas also pitched.
“I believe we’ll bounce back. We are playing well at home and hopefully will continue that tonight,” said Jerrod Hammack, Sulphur Springs head baseball coach. “Pine Tree is a veteran team and will be a formidable foe. I just want us to play the game the right way and we can live with the results.”
Jenner Jackson is the probable starting pitcher.
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